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Podcast #67 – Interview with Comedian Sarah Colonna & Episode 9 of the “He Said, She Said” Podcast with Sharleen Joynt

A couple weeks ago, I was alerted on Twitter to the fact that comedian Sarah Colonna was a “Bachelor” fan and also a fan of the site, so I decided now was a good time to bring her on. You know my love for stand up comedy if you’ve been following me for any amount of time, so I will always jump at the chance to talk to comedians because of how much I respect their craft. We cover Sarah’s career from moving to LA after being in Arkansas her whole life to make it in the business, her rise in stand up, writing two books, getting hired by Chelsea Handler, all the way to how she met her current husband (Seattle Seahawks punter John Ryan). Hint: it was very similar to how the “Bachelor” guys meet other people from the franchise. Then we spend a good 30 minutes talking about everything having to do with Arie’s season, including what great television we’re going to get next week in the finale. So yes, there will be spoilers talked about in this podcast since Sarah is definitely spoiled this season. You’ve been warned. As always, if you’d like to reply to the interview, please include Sarah’s Twitter handle (@sarahcolonna) in your replies so she can see them. A very fun almost-2-hour conversation with a very funny woman. Hope you enjoy it…

You can listen to today’s podcast on a number of platforms, but you can also tune in by clicking the player below:

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Music written by Jimmer Podrasky
(B’Jingo Songs/Machia Music/Bug Music BMI)

Twitter: @sarahcolonna
Instagram: sarahcolonna1
Books: Life as I Blow It: Tales of Love, Life, & Sex…Not Necessarily in that Order
Has Anyone Seen My Pants?

(SPOILERS) Sarah joins me to talk about how she always wanted to be in comedy, her comedic inspirations growing up and how she comes up with material (6:42), an unwritten rule of comedy (20:06), Last Comic Standing (23:02), getting a job as a writer on “Chelsea Lately” & writing her two books (31:32), how she met husband John Ryan Seattle Seahawks punter and being an NFL wife (40:00), a good 30 minute discussion on Arie’s season and everything that has happened and will happen next week in the finale (55:29), Celebrity Big Brother talk since Ross Matthews introduced her to her husband and officiated their wedding (1:24:14), and we end with the Final 10 (1:27:54).

Also, Episode 9 of the “He Said, She Said” monthly podcast with Sharleen Joynt is up right now at Stitcher Premium. Click on that link, use the Promo Code: STEVE, and you can get the first month free. After that, it’s $4.99/month or $29.99 if you sign up for a year, which gives you access to all of Stitcher’s podcast library. It’s a monthly podcast that Sharleen and I are doing to talk about all things relationship/marriage/dating/sex based. In this month’s episode, Sharleen and I talk about our cleaning habits. Caller Mary in Kansas joins us to talk about the guy who won’t make a move on her (10:47), and then caller Cate from California has a live in boyfriend who doesn’t do any chores (32:58). Enjoy…

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